Hammurabi conquers Larsa in another lightning campaign displaying his strategic and diplomatic cunning. But once it is conquered, he needs to bring this massive new territory into his growing empire. This will give us an occasion to look at what exactly justice looked like in an Amorite city. We will also have an opportunity to discuss Middle Bronze Age medicine and what kind of surgical practices were known in Babylon.
The oldest myth and history from the dawn of human civilization in Mesopotamia. Running chronologically, more or less, from 3000 BCE to the bronze age collapse of 1200BCE.
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